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War Diary 7th to 13th December, 1939

Thursday December 7th Finns maintained defence of Karelian Isthmus and denied that Russians had broken through, Russians attacks in the north were repulsed. Fierce fighting in Pestamo district. Nine enemy aircraft driven off by RAF fighters in the Firth of … Continue reading

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War Diary October 9th to 15th, 1939

Monday 9th October The Admiralty announced that on the previous afternoon a German naval squadron had been sighted by patrol aircraft south west of Norway.  Owing to oncoming darkness the enemy escaped.  There were repeated actions in the North Sea … Continue reading

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War Diary September 11th to September 17th 1939

Monday September 11th Germany attacks Warsaw and troops are retired to the outskirts.  Polish broadcasts are still continuing from the capital despite Nazi interference on the same wave length.  In the South of Poland the German advance aimed at Lvov … Continue reading

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